Danielle Liguori O'Halloran
Fort Myers, FL
Mrs. O'Halloran received her undergraduate bachelor's degree from the University of Florida and her law degree from Loyola University of New Orleans where she graduated magna cum laude. While in law school she served as the Articles and Print Editor of the Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law and was distinguished as a William L. Crowe Scholar for graduating in the top 6% of her law school class. Before beginning her career in criminal defense, she worked as a student practitioner in the Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office and then as a prosecutor in the 20th Judicial Circuit, where she prosecuted all levels of misdemeanor and felony crimes, specializing in white collar crime prosecution. She has handled cases before courts in every county in the 20th circuit.
She is admitted to practice in the Florida Bar and the Federal Middle District Court of Florida. She is a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Criminal Law Section of The Florida Bar and the American Inns of Court- Calusa Chapter. In 2018 The National Trial Lawyers Association named her as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Trial Attorneys. In 2019 she was appointed by the City Council of Fort Myers to serve on the City of Fort Myers Citizens Police Review Board. This committee reviews internal affairs complaints made against the City of Fort Myers Police Department, as well as reviews policies, procedures, rules and regulations pertaining to the use of force and police conduct toward citizens. She previously worked as an adjunct professor for Rasmussen College, teaching in their Criminal Justice Department.
Areas Of Practice
- Criminal Defense 90%
- Administrative Hearings- Student Code of Conduct 5%
- Domestic Violence Injunctions 5%
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
- Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
- Honors: Magna Cum Laude
- University of Florida, Gaineseville, Florida
Past Employment Positions
- Berry, Day & McFee, PA
- 20th Judicial Circuit - Office of the State Attorney, Prosecutor